Starting antidepressants -- Deciding whether to start an antidepressant -- Do I really have a mood disorder: diagnosing depression and depression type -- Changing the depressed brain: how antidepressants work -- What can I expect when I start antidepressants? -- Are there alternatives to taking antidepressants? -- Staying on antidepressants -- Is this as good as it gets? -- How safe are antidepressants? -- Are antidepressants aren't addictive? -- Overcoming antidepressant side effects -- What if my medicine stops working? -- What to expect with the unexpected: dealing with pregnancy, moving overseas, medical problems, and other of life's twists and turns -- Stopping antidepressants -- How to decide when to stop taking your antidepressant? -- Developing the right medication taper schedule for you -- What to expect when you stop your medication?